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Posted on: March 30, 2020

MFRD urges residents to properly discard charcoal ashes after weekend fire

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Discarded charcoal ashes placed in a plastic trash can is believed to have started a garage fire that also damaged the exterior of two homes Saturday night, March 28, a fire marshal investigation revealed.

Discarded charcoal ashes placed in a plastic trash can is believed to have started a garage fire that also damaged the exterior of two homes Saturday night, March 28, a fire marshal investigation revealed. 

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFR...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Two teens rescued after kayak overturns in Stones River

Two teenagers escape injury after their kayak overturned, leaving them stranded in the Stones River Sunday afternoon, March 29.

Two teenagers escape injury after their kayak overturned, leaving them stranded in the Stones River Sunday afternoon, March 29.

The 17-year old males launched the kayak at the Thompson Lane Trailhead around 1:45 p.m. Fifteen seconds into the ride, the kaya...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Man arrested for arson, accused of setting fire outside business

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A man is facing arson charges after intentionally setting a fire outside a business on Medical Center Pkwy. in Murfreesboro, Tuesday, March 10.

A man is facing arson charges after intentionally setting a fire outside a business on Medical Center Pkwy. in Murfreesboro, Tuesday, March 10.

Daniel Smith, 46, was detained and questioned by Murfreesboro Police Department officers and Murfreesboro Fire R...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

MFRD provides mutual aid for tornado aftermath in Wilson County

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) responded for mutual aid in the aftermath of a devastating tornado that hit Wilson County and other parts of Middle Tennessee Tuesday, March 3.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) responded for mutual aid in the aftermath of a devastating tornado that hit Wilson County and other parts of Middle Tennessee Tuesday, March 3.

Wilson County Fire & Rescue requested assistance from MFRD at abo...

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